Effect of vinyl chloride on testis in rats.

  title={Effect of vinyl chloride on testis in rats.},
  author={Weimin Bi and Y. S. Wang and Mang-li Huang and Dong-mei Meng},
  journal={Ecotoxicology and environmental safety},
  volume={10 3},
A total of 300 male adult Wistar rats (180-220 g) were used. Animals were divided into four groups: control, vinyl chloride (VC) 10-, 100-, and 3000-ppm exposed groups. Seventy-five rats were used for each group. Inhalation exposure to VC was conducted 6 hr per day and 6 days per week. In the third, sixth, and twelfth month following exposure 8-30 rats of each group were killed. The others were under observation and sacrificed after 18 months. After exposure to VC, the organ and body weight… CONTINUE READING

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